Chocorotica Video

… kind of aimed at people with extreme sweet tooths (teeth), not necessarily the artisan chocolate lovers — but whatever! Enjoy

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White Chocolate Conan O’Brien – video

White Chocolate Conan O’Brien – video

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Vermeer Dutch Chocolate Cream & Blue Angel Vodka


Vermeer Dutch Chocolate Cream, Blue Angel Vodka join the Los Angeles Luxury Chocolate Salon on October 11th.

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Chocolate Coins Music Video

Chocolate coins and dradels, that’s the theme of this funny hip-hop music video by comedia/rapper Eric Schwartz


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Simple Luxuries Thrive in Depressed Economy – ie. Chocolate

MSNBC and Entrepreneur.com have identified the truth. People keep eating chocolate during a recession. Even a Great Recession.


Why?


Because they can,

because they need to,

because they can afford at least one bite.


Per writer Amy Reinink:


Simple Luxuries Thrive in Depressed Economy

Beer, chocolate and video games. People find comfort on a tight budget with these recession-proof products.


Chocolate

Davidson Chocolateisnt the only chocolate company to enjoy a recent boom in business. Industry giants like Hersheys and Cadburys have also reported increased profits.


Elliott says Davidsons success stems from keeping the focus on quality, and by creating an atmosphere of luxury at an affordable price point.


If people come to really appreciate the quality of your product, they will see paying $1.35 for a truffle as a good value rather than a splurge, she says.


As soon as customers walk into Davidson Chocolate, they are greeted by a staff member–and by the aroma of the on-site chocolate production.


People just stand there and smell for a few minutes, Elliott says.


Then, whether the customer is buying three pounds of chocolate or three pieces, Elliott says owners and staff strive to create the feeling of, Oh, can we wrap your gift, or get you a gift card, or do anything else to make you feel special?


People have to go grocery shopping, Elliott says. They dont have to come into the store. We want them to feel like theyre being treated.

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Pelosi’s Secret Weapon in Health Care Debate: Chocolate


According to the New York Times:

In recent days, Ms. Pelosi and other Democratic leaders have experienced extraordinary tumult as they weathered criticism of the legislation from the fiscally conservative Blue Dog Coalition on the right, and then from more progressive lawmakers who revolted against some of the compromises made to appease the Blue Dogs.

“You’ve had difficult meetings all week,” a reporter said. “Can you tell us about your methods to reach consensus?”

In an unguarded moment, Ms. Pelosi, whose deft political maneuvers catapulted her through the ranks of the House Democratic leadership to make her the first woman speaker in United States history, shared her secret.

“Chocolate,” she said.

And she was only half-kidding. Ms. Pelosi, who represents San Francisco, keeps stashes of Ghirardelli chocolate squares strategically placed throughout her suite of offices in the Capitol.

That’s San Francisco style politics … use gourmet foods to put your foes at ease.

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